Nurse Practitioners

Nurse Practitioners focus on health promotion and disease prevention. They provide family care from birth to end of life. Nurse Practitioners collaborate with all members of the healthcare team to ensure each patient receives personalized, high-quality service.

The Connexion Family Health Team Nurse Practitioners will:

  • Assess, investigate, diagnose, and treat illnesses, such as strep throat, pneumonia, bladder infection, sexually-transmitted infections, fever, earache, cold, muscle/bone injuries
  • Perform your periodic health examination
  • Monitor your pregnancy
  • Order and interpret a variety of tests
  • Write prescriptions for medications (No controlled substances)
  • Provide counselling, education and supportive care
  • Advise on appropriate immunizations
  • Make referrals to other healthcare professionals, including specialists